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Area of Study: Business
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Business
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Real Estate

Flexible job opportunities in a dynamic field

Buying a house or property is one of the most significant financial events in a person’s life. A degree in real estate puts you in the center of this exciting field. Austin Community College’s program includes courses in real estate marketing, finance, and sales. Upon completion you are ready to take the real estate broker or real estate sales licensing exam.

Career Information

ACC’s degree and certificate programs prepare you for a career in residential sales, commercial real estate, mortgage lending, appraisal, inspection, or property management.

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Job Titles & Career Information

Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers
27.49 Hourly Wage 2230 Currently Employed
Plan, direct, or coordinate the selling, buying, leasing, or governance activities of commercial, industrial, or residential real estate properties. Includes managers of homeowner and condominium associations, rented or leased housing units, buildings, or land (including rights-of-way).
2230 Property, Real Estate, and Community Association Managers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 7.67 % over the next four years.
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Appraisers, Real Estate
29.51 Hourly Wage 597 Currently Employed
Appraise real property to determine its value for purchase, sales, investment, mortgage, or loan purposes.
597 Appraisers, Real Estate are employed. This number is expected to increase by 5.03 % over the next four years.
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Real Estate Brokers
28.7 Hourly Wage 821 Currently Employed
Operate real estate office, or work for commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions. Other duties usually include selling real estate or renting properties and arranging loans.
821 Real Estate Brokers are employed. This number is expected to increase by 1.95 % over the next four years.
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Real Estate Sales Agents
24.47 Hourly Wage 3679 Currently Employed
Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties, such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.
3679 Real Estate Sales Agents are employed. This number is expected to increase by 3.1 % over the next four years.
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Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

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Program Maps

View the program maps below to see the sequence of courses needed to complete your chosen degree or certificate in this program.

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Awards in this Program


Associate of Applied Science

Real Estate Brokerage Licensing


Certificate Level 1

Real Estate Licensing
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Program Accreditations

ACC’s Real Estate Program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs.

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Which award path is right for you?

ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.

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